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Hot Hits

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 18 – 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 17 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

Spotlights

India.Arie: The Worthy Tour

Strathmore
Fri. Oct 11

Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13

Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin Creel

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3

Merce Cunningham at 100

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 3 – 5

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Nemr

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
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